Kobo Mini is the perfect stocking stuffer this holiday season -
Available through top Kobo retail partners
Fantastic Cyber Monday Promotion On eBooks - Save up to 80%
TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2012 /CNW/ - Kobo, a global leader in eReading with more than 10-million users worldwide,
today announced that its Kobo Mini eReader will be offered at the
special low price of $49.99 in-store for Black Friday on November 23rd and online for Cyber Monday on November 26th at top retailers across Canada. The Kobo Mini is the world's smallest,
full-featured eReader with a 5" touchscreen and WiFi connection making
it the perfect gift this holiday season. This special offer is
available at Indigo-Chapters, Best Buy, Future Shop, Staples, Walmart, The Source, and Toys"R"Us.
"The Kobo Mini is the perfect stocking stuffer for avid readers and
gadget enthusiasts and should be at the top of any holiday list this
gift-giving season. The Kobo Mini's price can't be beat," said Wayne
White, EVP and General Manager of Devices, Kobo. "With more than
3-million eBooks available for download from Kobo's bookstore as well
as great eBook gifting options, there's something for everyone no
matter their reading preferences or interests."
KOBO MINI - SMALL IS A BIG DEAL
The Kobo Mini is the world's smallest and lightest, full-featured E Ink
eReader available, offering the complete Kobo experience at a great
value - and for a limited time at an even better price. Proving that
great things come in small packages, the 5" Kobo Mini weighs less than
a paperback and easily fits in your purse or pocket. It's loaded with
all of the amazing features Kobo customers have come to know and love.
Just like reading print on paper, the no-glare 5" E Ink screen is easy
on the eyes - even in bright sunlight - allowing people to read
comfortably for extended periods of time. What's more, Kobo's eBook
recommendations feature provides individually tailored book
recommendations to the individual based on his or her interests and
The Kobo Mini offers a wide selection of features that can be customized
to suit anyone; from library and page-turning customization to the
choice of 7 font styles with 24 font sizes and exclusive weight and
sharpness settings. People reading with Kobo can extend their reading
adventures online through Facebook by sharing their favourite books as
well as posting their favourite passages and reading stats. Perfect for
people on-the-go, young adults, and easy for kids to hold and read, the
highly portable Kobo Mini holds up to 1,000 eBooks.
A COLOUR TO SUIT EVERY STYLE
The Kobo Mini is available in black or white, with three interchangeable
SnapBack options available for purchase at participating retailers:
Ruby Red, Purple and Teal. Additionally, Kobo's signature quilted back
provides the ultimate comfortable reading experience for true
booklovers as they dive into their favourite books.
FANTASTIC CYBER MONDAY PROMOTION ON THOUSANDS OF TITLES
Kobo is offering readers a fantastic Cyber Monday promotion with savings
on thousands of titles, including perennial favourites, bestsellers and
more. Customers can visit www.kobobooks.com/cybersale on Monday, November 26th— for 24 hours only—to redeem coupons for savings up to 80%.
GET THE KOBO MINI THIS BLACK FRIDAY/CYBER MONDAY FOR ONLY $49.99 -
RETAIL STORE AND ONLINE AVAILABILITY
In-Store Retail Location Availability for Black Friday - November 23rd
Online Availability for Cyber Monday - November 26th
Kobo's open platform encourages people to read anytime, any place and on
the device they choose. The company's eReading platform automatically
syncs people's libraries across Kobo's eReading devices and its free
apps designed for virtually any desktop, tablet, eReader, or
smartphone. With more than 10-million users across 190 countries, Kobo
offers more choice than ever before with its new Family of eReaders,
one of the world's largest online catalogues offering more than 3-million eBooks across multiple genres, with content across 60 languages.
KOBO eGift GIVING OPTIONS
Kobo makes giving the gift of eReading quick and easy. Customers have
the option to give an eGift by simply choosing an eBook, picking a delivery date, and emailing it directly to the recipient.
For those unsure of which eBook to choose, a Kobo eGift Card is the way
to go—available in amounts of $10 to $100, eGift cards are simply
emailed to friends and family members, allowing them to choose books
that suit their tastes perfectly. Holiday shoppers are encouraged to
browse Kobo's great gift ideas for everyone on their lists.
WHERE TO BUY
Kobo eReaders are sold at leading Canadian retailers, including Indigo,
Chapters, Indigo.ca, Best Buy, Future Shop, Staples, Walmart, The
Source, and Toys R Us.
For more information, please visit www.kobo.com.
About Kobo Inc.
Kobo Inc. is one of the world's fastest-growing eReading services
offering nearly 3-million eBooks, magazines and newspapers. Believing
that consumers should have the freedom to read any book on any device,
Kobo has built an open-standards platform to provide consumers with a
choice when reading. Inspired by a "Read Freely" philosophy and a
passion for innovation, Kobo has expanded to nearly 190 countries,
where millions of consumers have access to localized eBook catalogues
and award-winning eReaders, like the Kobo Touch. With top-ranked
eReading applications for Apple, BlackBerry, Android, and Windows
products, Kobo allows consumers to make eReading social through
Facebook Timeline and Reading Life, an industry-first social experience
that lets users earn awards for time spent reading and encourage others
to join in. Headquartered in Toronto and owned by Tokyo-based Rakuten,
Kobo eReaders can be found in major retail chains across the globe.
SOURCE: Kobo Inc.
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